Jay E. Adams


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in Baltimore, MD, The United States
January 30, 1929

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Jay Edward Adams is a Reformed Christian author. He has written over 100 books and these have been published in sixteen languages.
He received a Bachelor of Divinity from Reformed Episcopal Seminary, a Bachelor of Arts in Classics from Johns Hopkins University,a Masters in Sacred Theology from Temple University, and a PhD in Speech from the University of Missouri.
Adams' book Competent to Counsel launched the nouthetic counseling movement, a movement whose aim was to use strictly biblical counseling methods. He is the founder of the Intitute for Nothetic Studies.
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Competent to Counsel: Intro...

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The Christian Counselor's M...

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Marriage, Divorce, and Rema...

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A Theology of Christian Cou...

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How to Help People Change: ...

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Christian Living in the Home

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Christ and Your Problems

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Godliness Through Discipline

4.30 avg rating — 142 ratings — published 1977 — 2 editions
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From Forgiven to Forgiving:...

4.12 avg rating — 161 ratings — published 1989 — 7 editions
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The Biblical View of Self-E...

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“The Christian is free from all other human beings. He does not have to live over against others, controlled by their actions and responses. Rather, he lives according to Christ's commands. This is Christian freedom. It is a freedom unknown by others. It is not just when others do the things that we like that we act properly toward them; we are free to do good even when they don't because our actions are not dependent on their responses. It is the Lord Christ when we serve!”
Jay E. Adams, How to Overcome Evil

“I don't care what problem you face; it has no power to defeat the cross of Christ.”
Jay E. Adams, How to Overcome Evil

“Evil is powerful, but good is more powerful. In fact, evil is so powerful that only good has the power to overcome evil. Darkness can be driven away only by light.”
Jay E. Adams, How to Overcome Evil



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